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Project by Roman - THE BOOTMAN posted 11-24-2015 09:50 PM 623 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a small chunk of basswood and it was severely checked. Since I couldn’t throw it out a little boot came to fruition. The unfinished carving sat on my shelf for a few months and then came the idea from one of my pyrography reference books to try some burning. I needed something to minimize the scars in the wood and I had no intention of gooping it with putty. So the pattern evolved and it turned out not too badly. Enjoy!

-- Roman:... These Boots Were Made For 'Talkin'!





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XquietflyX

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#1 posted 11-24-2015 09:52 PM

Great job on that finish, it looks like leather!!!!

-- You can tell a lot about your wife by her hands, for example if they are around your throat she's prolly pissed off at you...

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#2 posted 11-24-2015 11:08 PM

Very fine work! Looks fantastic!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 11-25-2015 01:18 AM

Beautiful job and a great save. Absolutely top shelf piece of art !

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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oldrivers

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#4 posted 11-25-2015 02:53 AM

Mighty Fine, looks GREAT!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#5 posted 11-25-2015 03:32 AM

Looks like the pattern on a giraffe,looks great, showed your other oprojects to my daughter in law today , She was flabbergasted as we all are. nice work

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Sam Shakouri

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#6 posted 11-25-2015 07:13 AM

This is the only way to turn wood into giraffe leather. Very nice.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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peteg

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#7 posted 11-25-2015 09:01 PM

Love this one Roman, what a fabulous finish & texturing, top shelf
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#8 posted 11-26-2015 03:55 AM

Cool look, good save.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 11-26-2015 06:28 PM

Beautiful shoe! Which size? :-)

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#10 posted 11-26-2015 09:33 PM

Shoe is 4 inches long, 3 inches high and 2 1/2 wide. Almost wearable! RH

-- Roman:... These Boots Were Made For 'Talkin'!

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#11 posted 12-09-2015 01:39 PM

It’s a turtle boot… Super nice, as always Roman

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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